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Old 28th April, 2005, 11:20 PM
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well a new sata hardrive will have a read rate of about 65mb/s maybe more. Standard pci has a max of 133mb/s, so two drives striped would easily reach that, and thats without other things going on over the bus. Onboard additional sata chips which use the pci bus have the same limitation.

The sata ports on the southbridge/chipset won't have this limitation, but as you said most only have 2 sata channels native to the board, other than nforce and I think i9XX
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